Existing Objectives

For objectives currently in effect, see the Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives and Guidelines Summary available at:

Using Ambient Air Quality Objectives in Industrial Dispersion Modelling and Individual Industrial Site Monitoring is a guideline for the implementation of ambient air quality objectives (AAQO) and their use in air dispersion modelling and ambient air monitoring. For more information, see:

Ambient Air Quality Objectives and Supporting Documents

The Ambient Air Quality Objectives documents provide a short description of the substance, the effects and the objective levels. The supporting documents are detailed reports providing scientific and technical information on the substances.

2-Ethylhexanol

Acetone

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Acetone- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Acrolein

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Acrolein- Oct 1, 2013 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Acrylic Acid

Acrylonitrile

Arsenic

Benzene

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Benzene- Apr 1, 2013 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Carbon Disulphide

Cumene

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Cumene- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Ethylbenzene

Ethylene

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Ethylene- Jan 1, 2004 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5)

Formaldehyde

Hexane

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Hexane- Aug 1, 2008 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Hydrogen Fluoride

Isopropanol

Manganese

Nickel

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Nickel- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Nitrogen Dioxide

Ozone

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Ozone- Feb 1, 2007 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Pentachlorophenol

Propylene Oxide

Sulphur Dioxide

Toluene

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Toluene- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

Xylenes

Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Xylenes- May 1, 2005 (2 pages, <1 MB)

 

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